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The Bat (1959) – By Baron Craze

This film The Bat has flown an interesting winding path in the horror genre, it’s one that took flight as a novel in 1908 called The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart (The Unknown [1927]), which she later developed into a stage play, with Avery Hopwood in 1920 and spawned a few movies, before rising…


Happy Birthday to Scooby Doo: You’re 50! – By Baron Craze

This famed franchise is celebrating 50 years since the first episode of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? aired on CBS, September 13, 1969; with the Saturday morning cartoon launching an incredible and still on-going marathon. It has spun multiple spin-off series, original animated and live action films, consumer products and much more. Now, some likely to state…


NJ Horror Con and Film Festival Unleashes the Monsters in Oct 2019

On October 11th, New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival unleashes its Monsters upon the Showboat once again in Atlantic City, NJ, the sixth time the wild event spirals out of control, for those that can recall, their earlier session was in March of this year, clearly noting the huge crowds and well everyone found…


Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) – By Baron Craze

In a decade that saw the boom of slasher glory in 1980, sadly started heavily waning in by the end of 1989, with the big three fan favorites franchises more mundane sequels of A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers and then Friday the 13th Part VIII:…


Zombie (1979) – By Baron Craze

When it comes to discussing zombie films, just using the right terminology can cause an uproar, are they living dead, undead, virus created, or just zombies, however the debate goes further when it comes to George Romero’s creation of the dead slow motion to that of speed demon quickness. Then mix that with Lucio Fulci’s…


Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949) – By Baron Craze

In the horror genre, the subgenre of comedy does pop quite often, and here at The Horror Times I recently released an archive review of Hold that Ghost (1941), however as many stated correctly so, the best of theirs was Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) [from here referred to as ACMF], this dynamic comedic…


Horror Icon: Peter Cushing – By Baron Craze

Many fans of both older horror movies, especially those from the Hammer Studios and Star Wars (1977) will likely have a fond remembrance of the horror icon Peter Cushing, he was more than a legendary actor, he had an immense passion and love for cinema and his wife, whose death greatly affected him on and…


The Tingler (1959) – By Baron Craze

Following his great success with both Macabre (1958) and House on Haunted Hill (1959), William Castle quickly followed it up with The Tingler also released in the same year, he increased his budget to $250,000 and achieved the notoriety of becoming the first director to incorporate an LSD trip into his flick, he effectively achieved…


The Masque of the Red Death (1964) – By Baron Craze

When any horror fan hears the names Roger Corman, Vincent Price and Edgar Allan Poe, mentioned in the same breath, a few films come to mind, this year of 2019 marks 55-years since this creation first graced the screens, a film that put Satan in the forefront. In addition, this production suffered through one of…


Them! (1954) – By Baron Craze

At the time of writing this article and review of  “Them!” it’s 65-years-old and highly likely some readers are unaware of the movie and its importance in the horror genre, furthermore many modern audiences will find the movie as a watered down b-movie antiquated with technical limitations. However, for the time of 1954, those constraints…